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Powerball jackpot swells to $685 million for tonight’s drawing

Dec 27, 2023, 9:18 AM

The Powerball jackpot has grown to $685 million.
(Frederic J. Brown, AFP/Getty Images)...

The Powerball jackpot has grown to $685 million. (Frederic J. Brown, AFP/Getty Images)

(Frederic J. Brown, AFP/Getty Images)

(CNN) — The Powerball jackpot has grown to $685 million, with the next drawing set for Wednesday at 10:59 p.m. ET.

The top prize carries a lump-sum option of an estimated $344.7 million, according to the multistate game operator.

Monday’s drawing yielded no grand prize match of all six numbers, according to Powerball. Two tickets took home the $2 million Match 5+ Power Play Prize in Colorado and Georgia, and three got the $1 million Match 5 in California, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.

The Powerball jackpot was last won on Oct. 11, when a ticket in California won a $1.765 billion grand prize. The odds of winning the grand prize are 1 in 292,201,338, according to Powerball.

Tickets cost $2 per play and are sold in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

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Powerball jackpot swells to $685 million for tonight’s drawing